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Mary Orvis Favorite Flies & Their Histories [32 Images]

Mary Orvis Favorite Flies & Their Histories [32 Images]

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Favorite Flies and Their Histories is a book written by Mary Orvis Marbury, first published in 1892. Marbury was a prominent angler and fly tier from Vermont, and her book is considered one of the most important and influential works on fly tying and angling.

The book provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of over 300 fly patterns, along with their histories and the stories behind their names. Marbury's descriptions are accompanied by detailed illustrations of each fly, which were hand-drawn by her and her sister, Alice Orvis.

Favorite Flies is widely regarded as a seminal work in the field of fly tying and angling. It has been a valuable resource for generations of fly fishermen and has helped to establish many of the classic fly patterns that are still used today.

Marbury's work also helped to inspire a new generation of women anglers and outdoors enthusiasts. She was one of the first women to become a prominent figure in the world of fly fishing, and her book helped to break down gender barriers and promote the idea that fishing and outdoor recreation are activities for everyone to enjoy.

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